Harish Chavda MPAGB ARPS
Harish started photography about 12 years ago with a local camera club in Birmingham. Around three years later Harish pursued his passion for sport by photographing local women’s rugby, motorsport and athletics. He enjoyed club competition success with some of his sporting images. The big break came in 2012 with athletic meetings and men’s rugby as he won several awards at national and international salons, including a major prize in the UAE. Harish’s work was recognised by RPS and was granted an ARPS on first attempt. He also obtained DPAGB and MPAGB of the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain again, on his first submission.
Harish has photographed international athletes such as Usain Bolt, Mo Farah, Jessica Ennis-Hill, Greg Rutherford, and other sporting stars at iconic venues such as Olympic Stadium, Twickenham Stadium, Wembley Stadium, and so on. Harish has covered Badminton Horse Trials, international rugby, Diamond League Athletics. In 2014 Harish covered Glasgow Commonwealth Games and has been accredited for the Gold Coast, Australia 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Harish will be giving a talk at the club, entitled 'Sporting Images' which is all in print. The lecture contains images from many top sporting meetings including athletics, badminton, boxing, equestrian, fencing, rugby, table tennis, tennis, water sports, weight lifting, and many other sports. Whilst giving his talk, Harish gives hints, tips and shares his knowledge and experience about equipment, technique etc. All the prints are displayed for close inspection during the break and at the end of the talk, contains all the images that achieved Harish his MPAGB. www.stafforcameraclub.co.uk